Thorns FC defender Kat Tarr undergoes successful knee surgery

Tarr is expected to miss 4-6 weeks

Kat Tarr, Thorns vs. WNY, 5.21.14

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC announced today that defender Kat Tarr has undergone a successful lateral meniscectomy of her left knee. The procedure was performed by Dr. Richard Edelson at Sports Medicine Oregon in Tigard, Ore.

Tarr will begin rehabilitation immediately at Providence Sports Care Center at Providence Park. She is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

In her first season with the club, Tarr has made six appearances while earning five consecutive starts from May 10-28. She made her first appearance on April 26 in a 3-1 win at home against FC Kansas City entering as a substitute in the 83rd minute.